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Gaceta Médica Espirituana

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RODRIGUEZ CARRILLO, Marité  and  URBAY RODRIGUEZ, Marilín. The professor's continuous formation in the current Cuban university. Gac Méd Espirit [online]. 2015, vol.17, n.3, pp.214-222. ISSN 1608-8921.

Background: Inside the changes that are carried out in the contemporary superior education is the improvement of the university professor's continuous formation as necessity to face the challenges that the society imposes to the university. Objective: To identify the theoretical foundations that sustains the professor's continuous formation in the current Cuban university. Development: It was carried out a study and was analyzed the main concepts that sustain this process and the existent relationship among them. Conclusions: The university professor's continuous formation in Cuba is based in the principles of the permanent education and it is promoted through the professional overcoming that offers to the university professors in exercise to satisfy the necessities of acquisition and permanent upgrade of knowledge, abilities and values that it demands in the current context for the transformation of the educational practice and the quality of its acting.

Keywords : Continuous education; continuous formation; Teachers; university professor; professional education; post grade education.

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